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Summer whites

April 8, 2012
Sunday afternoons on a summer day.Hot. Dry wind blowing. A lazy dog stretches itself in the shade of a nearby tree. AC on full blast. Cool lemonade and ice cream stocked up in the fridge. Neatly cut pieces of mango and watermelon, cold and fresh out of the freezer. Download and watch movies. Go for a stroll after 6pm to your favorite coffee shop. Have some ice tea and a green apple mojito. Drive down to a friend’s place with the windows down. A blast of hot and cold air hitting you in the face. A dip in the pool, not to swim but only to ‘float around’. Having coconut milk on a road-side stand. Sleeping and being lazy all afternoon. The only ‘outings’ you have are to the mall or the movies ‘coz those are the only two places with air-conditioning.

I know that the concept of summer holidays is a thing of the past now, but that doesn’t mean summer has lost its charm. In-spite of hating the scorching, uncomfortable heat, in-spite of cribbing about not being able to get out of the house, in-spite of the heat sapping up all your energy, in-spite of wishing that winter would last ‘just a few more days’, in-spite of having no vacation, summer will always be special in some ways!

Another thing about summer, the BEST THING actually, is dressing up in white. It is so pleasing on the eyes and your body.

And me! 😉
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26 Comments

  • Reply beautiful me plus you April 8, 2012 at 10:39 am

    love white.. such a pure color, but so difficult to keep white and clean 🙂 I love your dress!x Marina

  • Reply Jack April 8, 2012 at 10:42 am

    T G A F A,

    So true. In summers white work best or even some light shades. And cool NIMBU PAANI or Ice cream is so welcome.

    Take care

  • Reply Mystical Skeptical Me April 8, 2012 at 12:35 pm

    White and other lighter shades are so perfect to beat the heat! 😀 Love the pictures! 😀 😀

    Happy Summers! 😀

  • Reply Outside Looking In April 8, 2012 at 12:52 pm

    Love white in summer….I just wish I wasn't so messy and didn't always get it so dirty!

  • Reply Lipsy April 8, 2012 at 12:54 pm

    I loved your description about summers.You write so well,Chandana!!
    And you look gorgeous in white Outfit!!

  • Reply Sunkissed April 8, 2012 at 1:20 pm

    I love Kendi's outfit! My latest post is also involving white 😀

  • Reply shooting star April 8, 2012 at 5:07 pm

    u luk summer appropriate!!

    http://sushmita-smile.blogspot.in/

  • Reply John Marine April 8, 2012 at 5:16 pm

    I am certainly into seeing white jeans, especially some flared or bootcut white jeans. Your white dress is lovely, Chandana. The slingback pumps offer a fairly chic touch to the otherwise comfortable and easy white dress.

    johnbmarine.blogspot.com

  • Reply Theonlyfashionprincess April 8, 2012 at 6:47 pm

    Thanks for featuring me! 😀 X

  • Reply Theonlyfashionprincess April 8, 2012 at 6:48 pm

    Thank you for featuring me! X

  • Reply Que April 8, 2012 at 7:36 pm

    You look too pretty in this dress dear. Great pics I love blogger inspiration too.

    xoxo
    http://www.qhuleque.blogspot.com

  • Reply Soumi April 8, 2012 at 7:51 pm

    I'm such a white person! It soothes me down. And you look so easy-breezy!:-)

  • Reply SAZI'STOPSECRET April 8, 2012 at 9:24 pm

    lovely dress

    http://www.sazistopsecret.blogspot.com/

  • Reply meRuu... @ Meru's world April 8, 2012 at 10:02 pm

    Oh! wow..! u sound so much fun!! Mangoes, lemonade are the best things in summer..
    And such lovely photos.. love ur post n blog.. Xoxo

    http://www.meruslife.blogspot.in

  • Reply huda April 9, 2012 at 2:47 am

    wow fabulous post
    nice sharing

    do check my latest post
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  • Reply CD!!! April 9, 2012 at 5:38 am

    Personally I hate summers except for the mango part. Ice cream, lemonade, water melon, iced tea- I can have them through out the year 😀 But the point is you made sound summer amazing and Yes, white is the most beautiful and pure of all colors.
    You look great as always 🙂

  • Reply Cloud Nine April 9, 2012 at 10:03 am

    Summers…ouch, they are a pain:( Love the mangoes and watermelons, though:P White looks beautiful, i love whites, but isn't it difficult to maintain?:(

  • Reply The Dainty Dolls House April 9, 2012 at 10:14 am

    Very beautiful! I love whites or creams in the warm weather..I can't wait until it stays here and then I can break out all my spring/summer stuff!! You look wonderful!! xx

  • Reply Soumya April 9, 2012 at 10:49 am

    Ahh white, that's a staple for me be it in any season. But for summer, it is a must have.

    A white malmal ka shirt and short shorts, hair tied up into a bun and sleek aviators :), nothing like that!

  • Reply Juneli April 9, 2012 at 5:05 pm

    Your post reminds me of my summer days back in India! White, no doubt, is THE color for summer and your white dress is absolutely amazing!

  • Reply PeeVee™ April 9, 2012 at 6:59 pm

    I hate summers.
    I love the mangoes and the chilled watermelons.
    I love white but white hates me.

  • Reply t April 10, 2012 at 5:05 am

    Nice looks!

    http://initialed.blogspot.com

  • Reply Rià April 10, 2012 at 8:55 am

    No sight of the summer yet for us at least…sigh!

  • Reply kala April 11, 2012 at 1:20 am

    Whites are best n more appelaing for summer outfits..Enjoy the summer here we stilll can't see any sigh

  • Reply StyleDestino April 19, 2012 at 5:58 am

    loving the whites!!!!

    I want them too, I dont think I'd hve a white dress or a skirt in my closet. Just shirts

    http://styledestino.blogspot.com

  • Reply Reshmi V May 4, 2012 at 7:27 am

    The summer months are here and all we can think about is cool, be it eating, drinking or wearing. On that note have you checked out the new summer variant from Parachute – Summer fresh. I have heard that it is doing quite well. Will you please post a review of the same. Thanks!!

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